On the waters of Lake Macatawa, Holland Charter Township, Ottawa county, it is unlawful for the operator of a vessel to exceed a slow-no wake speed within 300 feet of any shore, dock or pierhead. “Slow-no wake speed” means a very slow speed whereby the wake or wash created by the vessel would be minimal. All existing watercraft controls in Holland Charter Township shall remain in effect in addition to this control. This TWC shall expire six months from the effective date of this control. The boundaries of the area described above shall be marked with signs and/or with buoys at all points of public entry. It is the responsibility of Holland Charter Township to provide, place and maintain all signage, including any buoys, to notify boaters of this TWC. This includes all public access sites within the area described above. All buoys must be placed as provided in a permit issued by the Department of Natural Resources and be in conformance with Michigan’s approved Uniform Waterway Marking System. Buoys shall not be placed in a commercial shipping channel. This TWC is only enforceable when properly marked.

History Eff. Date: 07/09/2020
Exp. Date: 01/09/2021

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